Storm get win over Opelousas in Lafayette tournament
Published 5:23 pm Tuesday, December 21, 2021
LAFAYETTE — Delta Charter’s Lady Storm got off to a 1-0 start in a holiday tournament game Tuesday afternoon. Cailey Geoghagen scored two goals and Alexis Yates had an assist on a through ball to Geoghagen to give Delta Charter a 2-1 victory over Opelousas.
Head coach Christal McGlothin said it was not the prettiest of wins. Her squad struggled with touches and had a hard time getting in sync on the field. She believes the long trip to Lafayette may have been a cause for the performance. She knows her team can play better.
“I know as a team they could play better. When we play together as a unit we can beat anybody,” McGlothin said. “Some of my younger players stepped up. I was missing two starters and my younger players played well today. Olivia Hedrick played well and did a great job moving the ball. Chloe McGlothin stepped up on the back line today and Racheal Brown stepped up too. I feel positive about their performance.”
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Hedrick, McGlothin and Brown are seventh and eighth graders who are in their first year playing soccer, she said. Opelousas was an aggressive team and fouled a lot. Delta Charter captain Chloe Smith had a rough game as they knocked her around the duration of the game.